by Morsels of Life | CJ Huang
Tender chicken encapsulating a cheesy basil pesto with a crispy Parmesan cheese coating.

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Servings: 4
Cuisine: American
Category: mains, meals, chicken



Mass Weight Volume Number Material Notes
2 chicken breasts
4 tablespoons basil pesto
4 tablespoons mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 egg
4 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated
1 tablespoon garlic, minced


  1. Gather all materials. (Bread crumbs shown but not used. I originally planned on coating with a bread crumb and Parmesan mixture, but decided to go with just the cheese.)
  2. Spread pesto on inside of chicken breast.
  3. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and garlic.
  4. Roll up chicken breast as neatly as possible. Hold together with toothpicks or skewers.
  5. Dip entire roll into egg, making sure all surfaces are well covered.
  6. Dip in Parmesan cheese.
  7. Shake off excess and bake at 375F until done.

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Calories (Cal): 200 ・ Sodium (mg): 290 ・ Fat (g): 8 ・ Protein (g): 29 ・ Carbs (g): 1 ・ Fiber (g): 0
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